The trailer of Zaigham Imam’s second film has just been released. This is the director’s return after an award winning Dozakh – In search of heaven.
Alif is a movie about a father, his son and the father’s ambition to make his son a doctor. His fight with the orthodox seminary education and his fellow neighbors.
The film has been shot in Varanasi and has recently completed the post production work. The cast includes Neelima Azeem, renowned name in the field of theater Danish Hussain (Peepli Live, Dhobi Ghat), Bhavna Pani, Simala Prasad, Pawan Tiwari, Aditya Om. Narration of the film is by Jaya Bachchan.Alif was world premiered in Australia’s famous Indian International film festival of Queensland in November and it has been screened in many well-known universities of India. Recently, the film was showcased in Aligarh Muslim University where it has been greatly applauded. The film won Best Screenplay and Best child artist award in Bioscope Global film festival. The film has been produced by Zaigham Imam and Pawan Tiwari.
Zaigham’s last release Dozakh- in search of heaven was praised by Megastar Amitabh Bachchan on social media and it won many awards in India, America, Australia, Cannada and Rome. The UP government also rewarded the film and it has been screened in Khajuraho International film festival. The director said that his aim is to teach lesson to those section of society who are not serious about education. Alif is an inspirational film to raise the spirit of education.
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